Homeowners and business owners have options when it comes to installing Infloor Heating Systems. Experienced contractors can take care of the entire process, working with us directly to ensure the system is optimally installed and operational. However, some ambitions homeowners enjoy taking on the challenge themselves, for which we also provide support and guidance. Whether you are a DIY-er or experienced contractor, when it comes to installing a radiant heating system, there are important rules to the installation process, considered the “golden rules,” to live by for the best results and outcome.
Have you wondered why radiant heating systems are touted as being “more comfortable” than other heating methods? Do you have floors that feel cold to the touch? Do you feel drafts of warm and cold air in your home? There may be more to your comfort than you may think.
We are thrilled to see our new product, Infloor Stainless Steel Manifolds, featured among other great products in Contracting Business Magazine. Infloor pre-assembled Stainless Steel manifolds are used to distribute heat-transfer ﬂuid throughout a hydronic radiant heating system. They can be used in traditional radiator systems, and innovative under-ﬂoor radiant systems. Made of stainless steel, they are particularly suitable for heating systems, allowing all of the project parameters to be controlled, providing the perfect balance of each outlet. This avoids any unnecessary waste and ensures an elevated level of thermal comfort.
Infloor radiant heating systems are not only the most comfortable heating systems available, but are also the smartest. We can design a heating system that is intuitive, eco-friendly, and responsive to your individual heating needs. We are thrilled to have added the tekmar Zone Valve Control Box 304V and 306V to our product offerings, giving you more from your zone control solution. Live more comfortably while reducing your heating costs and carbon footprint with integrated RoomResponse™ technology, which satisfies heating needs directly at the source. And you now have the option to adjust the boiler temperature based on feedback from… READ MORE
When someone builds a home for you, you have the opportunity to make it as sustainable, eco-friendly and energy-efficient as possible. Not only are sustainable homes more cost-effective over the long term, they have a smaller environmental impact, and can be more appealing to home-buyers when you’re ready to sell and move. In fact, more than half of Realtors report consumers are interested in sustainability, according to the National Association of Realtors’ REALTORS and Sustainability report. What’s more, 70 percent say a home’s efficient use of energy is important to potential buyers.
Help children avoid asthma attacks by improving home indoor air quality. More than 6 million American children – nearly 9 percent of all kids in the U.S. – have asthma, according to the Centers for Disease Control and Prevention. Each year, asthma attacks send more than a million people to emergency rooms, including approximately 24,000 children younger than 15, the CDC reports. Yet health experts agree many of those asthma attacks could be avoided through a range of tactics, including by improving air quality inside homes.
In-floor radiant heating boasts versatility and design freedom unlike forced air heating. Any flooring surface can be heated by radiant, providing invisible comfort virtually anywhere, including outdoor areas and poolside. The students of FINS Swim Instruction’s new facility in Houston, TX will get to experience that comfort while learning to swim. The newest location features radiant heating to help keep students comfortable in and out of the pool and changing areas. “I’d heard about radiant heating a long time ago, and I thought it would be a big benefit to what we do,” said Liam Goudeket, aquatics director for FINS. “We… READ MORE
According to a report available on Radiant Insights, Inc., the worldwide underfloor heating industry is expected to gain lucrative returns by 2022, growing at a significant CAGR from 2016 to 2022. Awareness regarding benefits of underfloor heating as well as the beneficial taxation program is expected to drive market growth during the forecast period (2012 to 2022).
Ever wondered how tubing, fittings, and manifolds are manufactured for in-floor heating systems? Thanks to the Science Channel you can view the entire process. The show “How It’s Made” covered this topic in detail, including how the components are used in a radiant heating system. Very cool! Check it out below.
The advent of electronically commutated motors (ECMs) and sophisticated zoning controls are shaping the radiant market as the general public continues to learn of its benefits and applications, which span walls, ceilings, and cooling applications.